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" I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and filled it three quarters full of water, stopping and screwing up the broken end, as also the touchhole, and making a constant fire under it ; within twenty-four hours it burst, and... "
Journal of the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania for the ... - Page 11
1840
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The Steam Engine: Comprising an Account of Its Invention ..., Volume 2, Part 1

Thomas Tredgold - 1827 - 540 pages
...or sucking it upwards ; for that must be, as the philosopher calleth it, infra sphceram actiritatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no bounder if the vessels be strong enough ; for I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and...
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Popular Lectures on the Steam Engine: In which Its Construction and ...

Dionysius Lardner - 1828 - 234 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be as the philosopher terms it, intra sphtsram activitatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath...vessel be strong enough. For I have taken a piece of whole cannon whereof the end was burst, and filled it three quarters full of water, stopping and *...
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Popular Lectures on the Steam Engine: In which Its Construction and ...

Dionysius Lardner - 1828 - 222 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be as the philosopher terms it, intra sphceram activitatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath...vessel be strong enough. For I have taken a piece of whole cannon whereof the end was burst, and filled it three quarters full of water, stopping and *...
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History of the Steam Engine, from Its Earliest Invention to the Present Time

Elijah Galloway - 1828 - 236 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher calls it, infra sphceram activitatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no bounder, if the vessels be strong enough; for I have taken apiece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, andlilled...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History, Literature ...

1829 - 392 pages
...or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher calleth it, InfrA ttpharam activitatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath...whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and filled three quarters full of water, stopping and screwing up the broken end, and also the touch-hole, and...
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Stuart's Descriptive History of the Steam Engine

Robert Stuart - 1829 - 372 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher terms it, infra sphœram activitatis, which is but at such a distance ; but this way hath...bounder, if the vessel be strong enough. For I have takeu a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and filled it three quarters full of water,...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania for the ...

1829 - 906 pages
...or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher calleth it, 'mini sphasram aclivilalis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no bounder, if the vessels be strong enough: for I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and...
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Historical and Descriptive Anecdotes of Steam-engines: And of ..., Volume 1

Robert Stuart - 1829 - 510 pages
...50 STBAM-ENGINE. ward, for that must be as the philosopher calleth it, infra tphseram activilatis, which is but at such a distance, but this way hath no bounder, if the vessels be strong enough ; for I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 1, Volume 21

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 424 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be as the philosophers call it infra sphceram activitatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no boundary, if the vessels be strong enough ; for I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the...
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Popular Lectures on the Steam Engine: In which Its Construction and ...

Dionysius Lardner - 1830 - 228 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher terms it, intra spheeram activitatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath...vessel be strong enough. For I have taken a piece of whole cannon whereof the end was burst, and filled it three quarters full of water, stopping and *...
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